U.S. Soccer

The Villages SC (PDL) 1, Kraze United SC (NPSL) 0
In one of the kickoff matches of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the two Florida sides each had their chances to score over the course of the first 90 minutes. Playing at home, The Villages began to control the match in the second half and found the decisive goal in stoppage time as Pedro Dias finished inside the left post in the 92nd minute to give the PDL side a 1-0 victory. With the win The Villages SC will visit the Charleston Battery in the Second Round on Wednesday, May 18.

Kraze United SC (NPSL) at The Villages SC (Fla., PDL)
Time/Location:
5 p.m. ET; The Villages Polo Field; The Villages, Fla.
Kraze United SC Previous Appearances: First appearance
The Villages SC Previous Appearances:
First appearance

  • Kraze United SC qualified via an At-Large NPSL bid after finishing the 2015 season with a 6-4-0 record.
  • The Villages SC, in its first season as a PDL club, qualified by taking the place of Ocala Stampede (now disbanded), which finished as the PDL’s Southeast Division champion in 2015.
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